9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Edward Murphy was the son of Thomas and Martha Murphy. He was born about 1886 in Clonfecle in county Tyrone. The 1911 census records Edward as 25 years old. He was working as an agricultural labourer. He was living with the family in Benburb Town. He was living in Benburb when he enlisted in Dungannon with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private Edward Murphy was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. He was aged about 31.